VP, Information Security & Disaster Recovery Officer, First United Bank & Trust
Joyce Flinn, VP Information Security & Disaster Recovery Officer, has thirty-five years of banking experience. She began in Retail and moved to Loan Operations, Finance, Item Processing, IT, Risk Management, and back to IT. Joyce was appointed Information Security Officer in 2001. She assumed the responsibilities of Disaster Recovery in 2017. Through these years, she’s assisted in multiple project implementations and conversions, including the implementation of the wide area network, core processing conversion, several mergers and acquisitions, implemented the Vendor Management program, Information Security program, assisted in developing the Enterprise Risk Management solution and assisted in development of subsequent frameworks.
As part of the Risk Management function, Joyce assists in the creation of the risks and controls to support the audit function. She completes vendor and operational risk assessments, initiated various regulatory assessments, and implemented the Incident Response. She currently chairs the company’s Cybersecurity committee and implemented the Cybersecurity program. Joyce participated in the validation and development of the Cyber Risk Institute Cybersecurity Profile. She recently assumed responsibility for Vendor Management and Operational Risk Assessments. Joyce holds the Certified Risk and Information System Controls (CRISC).
Joyce lives in Oakland, MD with her husband, Gene. They have three daughters, two sons-in-law, and two grandsons. Joyce is on the Board of the Community Trust Foundation, co-chairs the Garrett Regional Health Center’s Gala Committee, and participates in various volunteer organizations throughout the year.